Irish History / General Irish History
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|Carey, Maurice. Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral: A Short Guide. Cork, Maurice Carey, No date (c.1980). 14.5 cm x 21 cm. 10 pages. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following sections: A Sacred Site / The Medieval Cathedral / The Central Portal / The Font / The Nave / The North Aisle / The South Aisle / The Bishop’s Throne / The Sanctuary / The Painted Roof / The Organ / The Ambulatory David’s Door etc.
Keywords: Architecture, Cork City, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, St Finbarr
|Carroll, D. / Feen, T. / Collins, M. / Harte, A. (eds.). Ardfield/ Rathbarry Journal, No.3 (2000-2001). Dublin, ColourBooks, 2001. 17 x 24 cm. 112 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition. [Ardfield/ Rathbarry Journal]
Includes for example the following essays: The Fenian Guns / Dan Calnan of Dunnycove / McCarthys of the Galley / High Cross of Castlefreke / Sinking and Salvaging of the Steamship “Norwegian” / Goirtin na gCearc / The Battle of Bray / Bowling down Ardfield/ Rathbarry Way / Fr. Holland’s History of West Cork / The Master of Colaiste an tSleibhe etc.
Keywords: Irish History, West Cork
|Carville, Geraldine. Chorus Sancti Benedicti, Mainistir Na Corann, Midleton 1180 – 1980. Midleton, Mainistir Na Corann, 1980. 21 cm x 29 cm. 28 pages. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following essays: Foreword by John Rea, P.P. / Chorus Sancti Benedicti – but who was Saint Benedict? / The Arrival of the Cistercians in Ireland and to Mainistir na Corann / The Site for Mainistir na Corann – Chore Abbey / The Monastic Estate / The Laybrothers and the Granges / Monastic Hospitality / The Abbots / The Decline of the Cistercians in Medieval Ireland etc.
Keywords: Benedictine, Cistercian, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, Irish Religion, Irish Religion & Church History, Irish Religious History, Religion, Religious Groups
|Casserley, D. History of Ireland. Part II: From the Flight of the Earls to the Present Day. Dublin, The Educational Company of Ireland, unknown, 12 x 18 cm. 149 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with minor signs of external wear.
Contains among others the following chapters: The Plantation of Ulster; Stafford; The Rebellion of 1641; The Confederation of Kilkenny; The Cromwellian Plantation; The Restoration; The Revolution of 1688; The Battle of the Boyne; The Penal Laws; Other Grievances etc.
Keywords: Irish History
|Christies. Adare Manor, Ireland. The Library of Books. Volume II. London / Dublin, Christie, Manson & Woods / Hamilton & Hamilton (Estates), 1982. 18.5 cm x 24 cm. 44 pages. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Browning of endpages. Cover slightly grubby. Clean inside with intact staple binding. [Christies On the Premises]
Includes for example the following: Notice and Condition of Sale / Information for Buyers / Books from the Library / Gallery: On Tables / Cupboard 1 / The Drawer Below / Case F: Shelf 1 etc.
Keywords: Adare Manor, Auction catalogue, Irish History, Irish Houses, Irish Interest, Irish Manor, Lord Dunraven
|Clancy, Mary / Cunningham, John. Saothar 36 – Special Issue: “Women”. Galway, The Irish Labour Histoy Society, 2011. 17.2cm x 24.6cm. 144 pages. Original Softcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. [Vol.36, 2011, Iris an Chumainn le Stair Lucht Saothair na hÉireann / Journal of the Irish Labour History Society].
Includes for example the following essays: Breaking the mould? The employment of women in Irish railway companies during the first World War / Sighle Humphreys: a case study in Irish socialist feminism, 1920s-1930s / The Irish woman worker and the Conditions of Employment Act, 1936: Responses from the women senators / The largest remaining reserve of manpower: historical myopia, Irish women workers and World War Two etc.
Keywords: Irish History
|Cockburn, Claud / Clarken, Ken (drawings). Tourist Trail: A Signposted Walking Tour of Youghal, Co. Cork. Cork, Cork-Kerry Tourism, No date (c. 1990). 10.5 cm x 17 cm. 28 pages. Original softcover pamphlet. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Slightly worn along spine. Clean inside with intact staple binding.
Includes for example the following essays: The Youghal Tourist Trail – how to use this booklet / Clock Tower / Town Walls / St. Mary’s Collegiate Church / The College / Protestant Asylum / Almshouses / Tynte’s Castle / Red House or Parochial House / Main Street / Benedictine Priory / Market Square / Court House / Water Gate etc.
Keywords: Cork, guidebook, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History, Walking Tour, Youghal
|Cole, Grenville A.J. Memoir of Localities of Minerals of Economic Importance and Metalliferous Mines in Ireland. A facsimile edition of the Geological Survey of Ireland Memoir of 1922. Dublin, The Mining Heritage Society of Ireland, 1998. 15 cm x 23 cm. XXXX, 155 pages. Original softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Slight browning of page-edges. Clean inside with solid binding.
Includes the following chapters: Origin and Method of the Memoir and the Mineral Map / Antimony / Barytes / Bauxite / Copper / Felspar (Feldspar) / Gold / Gypsum / Iron / Lead / Manganese / Molybdenum / Nickel / Rock-Salt / Steatite / Sulphur / Zinc.
Keywords: Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish landscape, Metallurgy, Mining
|Collins, Stephen. The Cosgrave Legacy. Dublin, Blackwater Press, 1996. 15.5cm x 24.5cm. (7), 230 pages. Original hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition.
An examination of the pivotal role W.T. Cosgrave and his son Liam have played in shaping modern Ireland. W.T. Cosgrave succeeded Michael Collins as Chairman of the Provisional Government of the Irish Free State from August to December 1922. He served as the first President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State from 1922 to 1932. Liam Cosgrave served as Taoiseach (1973–77) and as Leader of Fine Gael (1965–77). He was a TD from 1943 to 1981.
Keywords: 20th century, Irish History, Irish Politics
|Coogan, Tim Pat. De Valera: Long Fellow, Long Shadow. London, Hutchinson, 1993. 16 cm x 24 cm. XII, 772 pages. Original hardcover with original dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Inscription by preowner. Clean inside with solid binding.
Includes for example the following essays: The Harsh Reality of a Nursery / ’ Taking the Oath / Bearding the Bishops / Priomh Aire Meets Galowglas / The ‘Long Hoor’ v. Collins / Saorstat v. Phoblacht / The Scapegoats Go Forth / Binoculars and Beal na mBlath / The Warriors of Destiny / De Valera’s Decade / The Unique Dictator / Getting de Valera on the Record / Hash Justice / When Bishops Were Bishops / Borne Down by What Bore Him Up etc.
Keywords: 20th century, De Valera, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Revolution, Politics
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